Category Archives: Success Stories

Taking the Plunge: Robyn and Becki's Story of Business Ownership

Business partners Robyn and Becki met while working for the same company, providing therapeutic-based exercise to seniors. Robyn, a registered kinesiology therapist, and Becki, an exercise science professional with a focus on geriatrics, soon realized they could venture out and … Continue reading

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Mona's Story

Before attending Mi Casa’s Customer Service career training, Mona – a single mother of a son with a disability – was struggling to make ends meet. Unable to work due to the amount of care and handful of weekly doctor … Continue reading

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Business Success: Andrew & Tommy's Story

Business partners Andrew (second from left) and Tommy (third from left) both come from entrepreneurial families, having relatives that own restaurants, grocery stores, pool halls and everything in-between, so it’s no surprise that they both got the itch to start … Continue reading

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Faby's Story: From Construction Worker to Sales Rep

Fabiola (Faby) Gonzalez used to work in construction. The physical nature of the work was a challenge and working outside in the heat and cold wasn’t ideal, but she was grateful to be employed. It allowed her to be independent … Continue reading

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Jessica's Story: A Triple Threat

As a female business owner in the male dominated industry of construction, Jessica is not one to shy away from a challenge. “When I told my former supervisor I was going to start a business, he told me I had … Continue reading

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Allyce's Story: Delicious Success

Life can change quickly, which is a truth Allyce (pictured at right with Mi Casa Women’s Business Director Elena) learned firsthand after she went from earning a six-figure income and living in a 5,000 square foot home with her husband … Continue reading

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Day of Connection

Youth from Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at North High School recently facilitated afterschool programs for students at Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at the Lake Middle School Campus. Dubbed the Day of Connection, this youth leading youth event marked a monumental … Continue reading

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Luis's Story

Luis Ramos was inspired to start his own business after his wife became pregnant with their second child and said she wanted more time to take care of their children than her job as a full-time field worker allowed. So … Continue reading

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New Low-Cost Courses Help Small Business Owners Grow to the Next Level

It’s easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in the day to day activities of running a business and have little time left to focus on the strategic, long-term vision of growing a business. That’s why Mi Casa offers Listening … Continue reading

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Carmen's Story

Carmen first heard about Mi Casa as a recent high school graduate while searching for her first job. A friend of her mother’s had a daughter who had recently completed Mi Casa’s Bilingual Bank Teller training program and Carmen jumped … Continue reading

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